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For nearly 20 years, the Women in Leadership (WIL) Signature Series has inspired and informed over 7200 executives, high potential managers, and professionals from 3000+ organizations across all sectors. Now it's your turn. Now is the time to be inspired, to gain wisdom, and advance your career. Join us on a journey as we welcome 13 incredible women of achievement who will share their story, triumphs, and lessons they've learned along the way. This is your year.

2022 WIL Subscriptions Now Available (Prorated Oct-Dec)!

We've gone Hybrid in 2022! Annual subscriptions are now prorated and available at $200 per individual. This includes complete access to every monthly speaker event, including both our in person and virtual events. Companies may also purchase a full table (8 seats) at a prorated price of $1,000. In order to purchase your subscription, please click subscribe or visit our website. You may also email Kathryn Igou, VP of Operations, at kigou@turknett.com or call her at 770-270-1723 to purchase an annual subscription, table, or individual tickets.

December 16 Event (In-Person):  Lara Hodgson, President & CEO of NOW Corp


Connect the dots between your leadership journey and the lessons learned in Lara’s 15-year entrepreneurial journey. Her story is one of resilience to the forces that conspire to keep small businesses small and to shake leadership confidence. During this journey, Lara cofounded Nourish, a patented children’s product, and Insomnia, LLC, a firm specializing in investment, development, and management of complex and innovative “world-changing” projects with Stacey Abrams. Her product experience includes Dunk, a performance footwear and apparel manufacturing/retail company built on the concept of mass customization and founded with Shaquille O’Neal & Mike Piazza, where she served as Executive Vice President. Learn how this Aerospace Engineer from Georgia Institute of Technology and Harvard Business School graduate engineered the pain points of entrepreneurship into highly useful solutions by founding Now®, featuring NowAccount®, an invoice payment solution that redefines how and when businesses get paid. Today, she serves as its President & CEO. We are excited to make her book, "Level Up” available at the event and that Lara will be signing all books purchased.

Save Your Seat for WIL 2023!

WIL will continue to be Hybrid in 2023! Some of our speakers lined up for 2023 include Dr. Erika Hamden, Astrophysicist, Ted Talk Speaker, and Asst. Professor, Univ of Arizona; Katherine Spencer Lee, EVP & Chief Administrative Officer, Robert Half; and Mayors Kim Learnard, Peachtree City; Patti Garrett, Decatur; and Bianca Motley Broom of College Park. Please email Kathryn Igou, VP of Operations, at kigou@turknett.com or call her at 770-270-1723 to purchase an annual subscription, table, or individual tickets.

Women in Leadership Signature Series Recap (November 2022):

In November, we were extremely fortunate to welcome and hear from Polina Zlatev, VP, Talent, Learning, & Culture at Emory Healthcare! Before being appointed as Emory Healthcare’s VP in 2021, Polina was the VP of Talent Management, Learning and OEand held progressive Human Resources leadership roles at Novelis. Polina’s most impactful contributions to Novelis include an impressive business turnaround journey led by changing the company’s culture and uncovering its purpose.


We were also excited to learn the great work that Polina has been doing at Emory Healthcare and to hear her thoughts on what creating a culture of inclusion, trust, and excellence takes.


Next Generation SHEroes:

Elizabeth Rowe – Climate Change 'Whisperer'

Professionally, Elizabeth Rowe is engaged in what might be described as a “hot” - but often divisive - field. While her business is environmental management consulting, perhaps her vision statement best defines her true focus. In her own words, Elizabeth says, “I’m passionate about creating climate change policy solutions that work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders to build resilient solutions.”



Hers is an interesting and inspiring story of how she came to her career path and her specific area of focus – as well as what distinguishes her perspective and consulting work from others in her field. She’s much more a climate change ‘whisperer’ than a die-hard environmentalist.


Enjoy this thought-provoking podcast episode of

Barrier Busters: Women of Character

Featured Episode:

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Ep.11 - Dr. Nikki Schmitt, Scientist, Surgeon, and Story Teller: A Remarkable Journey to Researcher and Innovator

Listen in to the story of a leading cancer researcher and surgeon who developed a passion to cure the most devastating disease for all but especially for those who can afford treatment the least. Dr. Nicole Schmitt (or Nikki) is a head and neck surgical oncologist and scientist and the Co-Director for Translational Research in the Head and Neck Program at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. She shares her research and the future of cancer treatment, how the daughter of two artists uses her genetic creativity in medicine, and the importance of leadership as a young surgeon. 


"Focus on the Future" Vision Board Workshop

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A vision board is a powerful tool that provides the clarity, confidence and courage we all need to achieve our goals.


TLG has partnered with speaker, coach, and author Tricia Molloy to deliver this engaging workshop that will dive deep into five actionable steps for people to actively envision their goals and interact with others!